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Category Archives: Cover Crops
When corn has been harvested there are usually a couple months of growing season left. Pigweed, among others weeds, can really flourish once the corn is gone and no longer competing for light, water, and nutrients. The photo below shows … Continue reading
I was in a field this week where a summer cover crop was planted about a week after corn was harvested. The grower planted quickly to avoid giving the weeds a chance to grow up once the corn was gone. A … Continue reading
I noticed something interesting this week. I was visiting a field in Dillon where Gordon Mikell with NRCS dug a soil pit last month (What Lies Beneath The Soil). Once Gordon was finished with the pit, it was filled in and … Continue reading
This week NRCS State Agronomist Gordon Mikell dug a soil pit in Dillon as part of a cover crop field day at Carl Coleman’s farm. Gordon’s aim was to create a visual for those in attendance to see what lies beneath … Continue reading
Here is an update on El Niño by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. NOAA is predicting this year’s winter El Niño to be one of the strongest on record. El Niño events occur when Pacific waters near the equator are warmer … Continue reading
Corn harvest has wrapped up for several growers, leaving a number of fields empty for the remainder of the summer. Rather than letting fields sit empty, some growers are giving cover crops a try. Here is Carl Coleman of Dillon County … Continue reading
A large number of farmers in the Pee Dee use reduced till or no till practices in their fields. This leaves more crop residue in the fields that creates a pretty decent barrier for weeds, slows the evaporation of moisture, … Continue reading